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Briefing Date:05/04/2009
Topic:Shellfish Mariculture in Drakes Estero, Point Reyes National Seashore, California

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Ocean Studies Board
Committee on Best Practices for Shellfish Mariculture and the Effects of Commercial Activities
in Drakes Estero, Point Reyes National Seashore, California

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Congressional Briefings
Monday, May 4, 2009
331 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 3:00 p.m.
and
2263 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 4:30 p.m.

On

Shellfish Mariculture in Drakes Estero, Point Reyes National Seashore, California

This new National Academies report assesses the scientific basis for the National Park Service’s presentations and report "Drakes Estero: A Sheltered Wilderness Estuary" on the ecological effects of the Drakes Bay Oyster Company operations on Drakes Estero, Point Reyes National Seashore, in California.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on May 5, 2009 and can be found, in its entirety on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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